Events

May
29
Sun
Basic Skills Clinics
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Basic Skills Clinics are the next step for those who have recently taken a Learn to Ride class or who know how to ride a bike, but have not been on one in some time. Basic Skills Clinics focus on skills such as turning, shifting, braking gradually, and weaving and will help you develop the fundamental bike handling skills necessary to ride confidently! Our experienced Instructors will observe where you are at and will provide tailored instruction to help you progress to the next level. Participants move at their own pace and are encouraged to continue practicing these skills at home.

Have any questions? Email us at education@waba.org.

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Class Details

Class Duration: 2 hours

Equipment: Bicycle and helmet rental provided for those who request one. Bring your own bike for a cheeper registration fee!

Cost: $50.00 if you require a bicycle and helmet rental / $10.00 if you bring your own!

Registration Policy: Advance registration is required for this event. Be sure to show up for class 15 minutes before the start time.

When registering, drag and drop the pop-up window to see all of the form fields.


Jul
14
Thu
BikeArlington and Arlington Art Truck Presents: Interactive Arlington Art Ride
Jul 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm


Join BikeArlington and Arlington Art Truck for a beautiful art tour of Arlington! This ride will start and end at the Arlington Art Truck’s pop-up along the W&OD Trail. Together we will ride to three new South Arlington public art displays before returning to the Art Truck to participate in Edgar Reyes’ Interconnected Roots where we learn about the diversity and interconnectivity of our communities and the native plants that grow within them.

This ride will be slow paced with stops along the way to learn about and admire some of Arlington’s beautiful public art. The ride will be about 4 miles on mostly trails and neighborhood streets.

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Jul
16
Sat
BikeArlington and Friends of Arlington Planetarium Present Tour de Planets
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

BikeArlington and Friends of Arlington Planetarium partner to present Tour de Planets.

Take a fun bike while learning about the planets with the Friends of Arlington Planetarium as we ‘bike the solar system’ on this 4.5-mile loop around Arlington. We will stop along the way to mark-off the distance as if we were biking from the sun to all the planets in our solar system.

Good To Know

We will go at a slow pace on this family friendly ride with many educational stops along the 4.5-mile journey through space.

Helmets are required at BikeArlington events so don’t forget to bring yours along for the ride.

Bring your friends, family, and neighbors for a great Tour de Planets through Arlington!

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Sep
17
Sat
Confident City Cycling
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Confident City Cycling teaches you the skills you need to ride safely and confidently on streets and in heavily trafficked areas.

The first half of the class will cover important bike handling skills and hazard avoidance maneuvers necessary while riding in traffic. Participants learn skills such as the avoidance weave, quick stop, rock dodge and instant turn, and discuss considerations for sharing space with other road users.

The class ends with an on-street group ride, where participants put their newly acquired skills to the test. Have any questions? Email education@waba.org.

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Class Details

Class Duration: 3 hours

Equipment: Capital Bikeshare Ebike and helmet rental provided for all participants. You are welcome to bring your own Ebike if you wish.

Cost: FREE – WABA members and Capital Bikeshare for All (email us for a coupon)
$10.00 – Registration

Registration Policy: Advance registration is required for this event. Be sure to show up for class 15 minutes before the start time.

When registering, drag and drop the pop-up window to see all of the form fields.

Oct
2
Sun
Basic Bike Skills
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Basic Skills Clinics are the next step for those who have recently taken a Learn to Ride class or who know how to ride a bike, but have not been on one in some time. Basic Skills Clinics focus on skills such as turning, shifting, braking gradually, and weaving and will help you develop the fundamental bike handling skills necessary to ride confidently! Our experienced Instructors will observe where you are at and will provide tailored instruction to help you progress to the next level. Participants move at their own pace and are encouraged to continue practicing these skills at home.

Have any questions? Email us at education@waba.org.

REGISTER

Class Details

Class Duration: 2 hours

Equipment: Bicycle and helmet rental provided for those who request one. Bring your own bike for a cheeper registration fee!

Cost: $50.00 if you require a bicycle and helmet rental / $10.00 if you bring your own!

Registration Policy: Advance registration is required for this event. Be sure to show up for class 15 minutes before the start time.

When registering, drag and drop the pop-up window to see all of the form fields.

Oct
26
Wed
Halloween Bike Ride
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Put on your spookiest costume and bring your bike to tour Arlington’s best Halloween lights and decorations! We will ride together at night to check-out the fun, wild, and scary Halloween house setups. This ride will be about 5 miles and will end at Trek Bikes with refreshments.

This ride is very popular so register fast before another person, vampire, or ghost gets your place on the ride.

Schedule:

6:00 p.m. – Meet at Trek Bicycles
6:15 p.m. – Roll out
8:00 p.m. – Return to Trek Bicycle for refreshments

Need to know:

Helmets and lights are required for this ride. We’ll have some lights on hand just in case you need a set.
The pace will be slow and social through mostly flat roads.

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a spook-tacular Halloween ride!

Dec
20
Tue
Holiday Lights Ride
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join BikeArlington and TREK Bicycle Arlington Clarendon for a fun and festive bike ride around Arlington to see some homes in their holiday splendor. Feel free to dress your bike in lots of lights as well!

This will be a no-drop ride of about 5 miles. We will start and end at TREK Bicycle Arlington Clarendon with refreshments.

This ride is very popular so register fast to join in on the holiday cheer.

Schedule:
6:00 p.m. meet at TREK Bicycles for free bike checks.
6:30 p.m. we’ll roll out
8:00 p.m. return to Trek Bike for refreshments

Need to know:
Helmets and lights are required for this ride. We’ll have some lights on hand just in case you need a set.

The pace will be slow and social through mostly flat roads.

Bring your family and friends to enjoy the festive ride!

REGISTER